Vanderbilt will return $1.2 million to the Tennessee chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the present value of the $50,000 the group donated to the school in 1933 for the construction of the dorm. The United Daughters of the Confederacy is a national organization of female descendants of Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
Back then, the dorm was part of the George Peabody College for Teachers, an independent institution that merged with Vanderbilt in 1979, according to the school. The inscription has been in place since the dorm's construction in 1935. read more
If you are a U.S. citizen or legal resident for 5 years, and your family's income is less than the amounts below, you likely qualify for Medicaid:
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Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana's working poor have health insurance as of July 1 because the state has expanded its Medicaid program, as allowed under the Affordable Care Act. The new insurance benefits Kotnik and many of the other performers and workers who serve the millions of tourists visiting New Orleans every year.
That's also good news for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic, which has provided health care to the city's musicians and artists for decades, mostly for free.
Williams headed toward her own project. her last piece was this. thank you Jessica! read more
You know Elizabeth Warren, right?" Carr said, tapping his hand over his mouth in a mock tribal chant. The crowd loved it, some joining in with chants of their own. read more
Joint Base Andrews in Maryland has been placed on lockdown following a report of an active shooter.
The base was placed on lockdown just after 9 a.m. Thursday, officials at the base told News4. All personnel have been directed to shelter in place. read more